Happy birthday to my baby chunkkkkkk 🖤🖤 his hobbies include: eating, jamming out, destroying everything, and watching sports 😂. He loves making everyone laugh and is obsessed with his Dad. He is the perfect addition to our family and came when we needed him the most. Can’t imagine life without you Bubby 🖤 #colecollin#coleybear
It's been 365 days since we drove 2 hours to meet our monster mutt for the first time. He traveled 22 hours prior from Tennessee after being rescued from a puppy mill. We knew right away that this doggie was going to be our best friend! We were so right. He's a crazy, loving, happy, playful puppy and he has brought us so much love and happiness. Despite his distrustful attitude towards new people, he has made incredible progress in the last 365 days!
Colton loves his mama and daddy, his favorite toy is his orange tennis ball and his favorite snack is peanut butter! Hes timid with people who want to pet him, curious of the turkeys and the hair dryer and has learned over 15 tricks! With a little help he has conquered the stairs, the scary basement, swimming, and loud noises! It's been a wild year but we wouldn't trade this zoomy boy for anything! I'm so excited to watch him grow, learn and love for many more years to come! Happy adoptiversary to my fluffy fishing buddy 🐶💙 #coleybear#colton#adoptdontshop#adoptionday#gotchaday#fishingbuddy#dogsofinstagram#oneyear#mansbestfriend#ballaholic#monstermutt#myboy#rescuedog
Pure joy 🌈💙💚💛🧡❤️💜our kids have been dying for these since they stepped foot in my favorite store, Chuck E. Cheese. They only cost like 10,000 tickets 😂so in Seattle we found buy 2 get 1 free in a candy shop and jumped on it. Cavities here we come 😆 but seriously, Kids have a way of seeing the world through a lens of simplicity and innocence that brings me so much joy and lightens my heart. Today as I go about grocery shopping, podcast prep, reading, and hanging out with Cal while the bigs are at school, I’m praying that I can be others focused, curious, joyful, and present in the moment. #joyinsimplicity#coursgegritgrace#mondaymonday#livtoinspire#coleybear
Happy birthday to my little brother who spends more time with the family dogs than with us and makes it his mission to be the weirdest one in every family photo. 🤪Hope 20 is a good year for you ♥️ #DJDustyBones#ColeyBear
With unlimited potential in motion since a decade ago when this picture was taken and my nest wasn't quite so empty...I beam with pride that my kids and their cousins have flown in their own distinct and different directions to live their own great adventures. With boundless energy and some calculated optimism for whatever comes next...an even more fulfilling chapter to come for us all. I use to ride the merry go round in Central Park with my daughter and ask her "if life got any better than this?" I was to young myself to know that it does. #EnjoyTheMoment All of them. They'll be memories soon enough. #Peace#Coleybear
Cole’s turn... I never knew of these “First day of school” boards when the bugs were lil. NEVER TOO LATE TO START lol... Elle struck a pose earlier this morning. Cole’s off to school now. Guess they wanted the 10th grade kids to get comfy first.
Sigh... I don’t want them to go back just yet. I’m not one of those parents in the BTS shopping commercials. It’s not joyous to me. I loved having all this extra time with them! Alas, I must face the facts. I now have TWO kids in High School!
More lateness lol. Such a wonderfully busy summer. A big part of that, Cole’s bday. I’m finally caught up on his pics tho! 😬
The first two pics... that would be their shock after my mom snuck out of the restaurant to scare them from behind the window 😂
Siblings are for life. ❤️ I’m so thankful for my two sisters and my brother, and that my little people have each other. We took a fun little adventure last week to cut some fresh flowers at Miss Effie’s and it was a joyful day! It was also one of the last checks off the summer bucket list!! #latergram#siblinglove#thosesmilestho#coleybear#annabellehope#cutiecal
When I woke up on August 1st, 16yrs ago, I was one of two heartbeats.
We spent that final day as one. A long and difficult day. Shortly before midnight, that 2nd heartbeat started a new and separate path.
A path we’ve paved our way through with a great deal of love. Enjoying the ups, and surviving the downs. Planning adventures, and enduring sacrifices.
Happy Birthday Coley Bear!
I pray that your path continues to be filled with blessings. I love you.